Cell Analogy

A cell is like a restaurant because...

The Restaurant Doors Are like...

the cell membrane! They control what come in and out of the restaurant like the cell membrane controls what comes in and out of the cell.

The Restaurant Floor Is Like...

cytoplasm! The restaurant floor holds tables and chairs keeping them in their proper place. Just like the cytoplasm keeps the organelles in the cell in their proper place.

The Food In The Restaurant Is Like...

ribosomes! Ribosomes make proteins. Food also contains protein.

The Restaurant Manager Is Like...

the nucleus of the cell! The restaurant manager controls what happens in the restaurant, like the nucleus controls what happens in the cell

The Waiters In the Restaurant Are Like...

the golgi bodies! The golgi bodies package proteins, like waiters help you pack food in to go boxes.

The Bus Boy In The Restaurant Is Like...

the lysosomes! Bus boys clear off and clean tables like the lysosomes digest bacteria.